A degree in economics offers a variety of career options. In fact, economists can choose a wide range of employers from government agencies to non-profit organizations to consulting firms and universities. This site is to help navigate through the common career paths available for economics majors.
Listed to the side are various career options for those pursuing a degree and/or further education in economics. These careers are divided into four sections: Academic, Business, Government and Specialty. Careers, job descriptions and employers related to that career are mentioned as well. Specific qualifications and salaries listed may vary with company or geographic location. Note that not all possible employers and career choices are listed.